4 people have been killed and more than 100 structures destroyed as the McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County’s Klamath National Forest, northern California rapidly spread into the state’s largest fire of the season.
Oak Fire started on July 22, 2022, in California’s Mariposa County and rapidly spread to more than 6 314 ha (15 603 acres) over the next 3 days. As of early July 25, it was 0% contained.
A wildfire that started on June 28, 2022, near North San Juan in the Rice’s Crossing area, Nevada County, California has already burned 200 ha (500 acres) of land and several structures. Evacuations were ordered for areas near Rice’s Crossing and Cranston roads.
Intense thunderstorms rolled through California, U.S. on June 22, 2022, producing more than 50 000 lightning strikes within 24 hours – the most in a single day since 2017. While the lightning strikes started multiple wildfires, one of them struck a woman and her two dogs killing them on the spot.
At least 2 200 households near Flagstaff, Arizona were ordered to evacuate late Monday, June 13, 2022, due to threats posed by the growing Pipeline Fire.
The Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon fire complex burning east of Santa Fe, New Mexico has spread to 121 000 ha (298 060 acres) on May 16, 2022, surpassing the state’s previous largest fire – Whitewater Baldy blaze in 2012.
A brush fire that started at about 14:45 LT on May 11, 2022, approximately 0.6 km (1 mile) east of the coast in the city of Laguna Niguel, Southern California quickly reached densely packed homes destroying or damaging at least 20 of them.
Wildfires continue to burn across northern New Mexico, southwestern U.S., resulting in at least 15 injured people and evacuation orders for more than 25 000 people.
Strong, gusty winds, extremely low humidity and an exceedingly dry landscape fueled an early and severe fire season in New Mexico, U.S.
The Colorado Fire near Big Sur in Monterey County, Palo Colorado Canyon, California has so far consumed 283 ha (700 acres) of land as is 35% contained, as of 04:25 UTC on January 24, 2022. The fire started on January 21 in a steep canyon and quickly spread toward…